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Reminiscences of James E. Carter : oral history, 1999.

Creator: Carter, Jimmy, 1924-
Project: Carnegie Corporation project. Pt. 2.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :transcript: 22 leaves. videorecording: 2 videocassettes (45 min.) : digital betacam. sound recording: 1 sound cassette
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

United States President (1977-1981); philanthropist.

Scope and Contents

Origin and evolution of the Carter Center [the Center]; efforts and goals in the United States and abroad: conflict prevention and conflict resolution, democratization, human rights, election monitoring, work in developing nations: agriculture, healthcare, not duplicating work of other organizations, Center's relationship with Carnegie Corporation of New York [Carnegie]: Carnegie's continued financial support and advice on organizational structure and budgeting, help from David Hamburg, Carnegie name as impetus for other donors; combined efforts between Carnegie and the Center: assisting Carnegie with various studies, analysis of foreign aid efforts and American grants, providing information from the Center's practical experience and observations, Global Development Initiative and test case in Guyana, the Atlanta Project and additional support from major corporations, promotion of concept of mental health, conflict analysis; crucial role of American philanthropy.

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